4. Letters & Numbers
It’s never too young to start teaching your children numeracy and literacy. With some simple printables and magnetic letters and numbers, you can start them early! This is a great way to keep your kids focused for long periods of time, and also get some educational uses out of it!
Blog.MakeTakeTeach.com has all of these printables and MORE starting at Pre-K. She’s also got some gorgeous painted cookie sheets for sale, if you don’t like the boring gray ones from the dollar store!
Puzzles are great activities but you obviously need a flat surface to do them and you want to make sure you don’t lose any of the pieces, . The cookie sheet saves the day! Just glue some magnets on the back of your puzzle pieces and you have a great travel game! Just make sure you don’t buy a puzzles that’s larger than your sheet!
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6. Matching Games
This is a great activity to increase familiarity with object or animals, and it increases vocabulary too! You will have a sheet of paper with any number of items on it. You’ll print an extra set of the items, cut them out, and just affix magnets on the back. Then all your child has to do is work on matching their items to the master sheet!
TheMeasuredMom.com has a bunch of FREE printables for this activity, so be sure to head over to get them! The site also has some other great teaching resources on math, writing and so much more.